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The President of the United States is under a tremendous amount of pressure lately. His economy is tanking, gas is spiking, education numbers are plummeting, inflation is exploding…there are a… ...

2,000-Year-Old Roman Road Uncovered in British Field is Like No Other–And of ‘Global Importance’

Workmen have uncovered a suspected Roman road in a field dating back 2,000 years that could be the only one of its kind in Britain and of ‘world importance.’ Archeologists say the cobbled ford uncovered in Worcestershire could be the finest Roman example of its type in the UK. In fact, the only existing roads
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New Rooftop CO2 Ventilators Funnel Fumes into Fertilizer that Makes Spinach Grow 4x Bigger in Roof Gardens

New carbon dioxide ventilators could turn fumes into fertilizer to bring vegetable patches to high rise rooftops, suggests a new study. It wasn’t just suggested, the study included an experiment that found spinach by the new air vents grew four-times larger than the other plants. The breakthrough is a promising development for healthier city life,
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Study Finds that Eating Dinner as a Family Makes 91% of Families Less Stressed

Everyone knows your family can be a pain in the neck sometimes, but regular family dinners can be the key to reduced stress levels in the household. This was found in a survey by the American Heart Association (AHA), who research chronic stress which can increase rates for all manner of non-communicable heart diseases. Of
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GDP Grows 2.6% In Third Quarter but the Number Masks a Shocking Weakness in the US Economy

The Commerce Department reports that the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.6% in the third quarter of calendar year 2022. This reverses a trend of declining GDP… ...

University of Alabama Sees Woke Initiative to Ax a Word From Its Legendary Fight Song

How woke is America? Well, it’s so awake that our contemporary idea of inclusion thrives in Alabama. And as a result, the state’s eponymous university could see a change in… ...

Tiny Home Village for Salt Lake City‘s Homeless Gets Green Light for 430 Units

Taking the lead to fight the homelessness epidemic in America, the Salt Lake City council has moved forward with a plan to lease 8 acres of city land to build a village of tiny homes. Described as “recovery housing,” the 430 units would provide an additional transition between total homelessness and total stability. The plan
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High Schooler Self-Publishes Fantasy Novel Over Lockdowns as Break From Video Games-Gets Orders Worldwide

Trying to distract himself from his PlayStation during COVID lockdowns, a London high schooler self-published a fantasy novel that’s now selling as far away as Australia. 16-year-old Dylan Brennan started writing Noble: Betrayed in April 2020, after recognizing he was spending too much time playing video games. The aspiring lawyer said he had long dreamt of
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Biden Administration Announces Sanctions in Response to Iranian Crackdowns on Mahsa Amini Protests

The Biden Administration has announced sanctions against 14 Iranian officials in response to a governmental crackdown against massive protests across Iran following the brutal murder of Mahsa Amini 40 days… ...

Second Arrest Made in the Violent Florida Assault of a Marco Rubio Canvasser

Three days after the horrific attack on a political canvasser wearing a “Marco Rubio for Senate” shirt and a “Ron DeSantis for Governor” hat, a second man alleged to have… ...

Nothing Does More to Weaken Unions Than Union Leaders

(The opinions expressed in guest op-eds are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of RedState.com.) The left-leaning ideologues who run the country’s teachers’ unions accidentally… ...

Biden Gets Blasted for Racist Comment About Airline Seats

We’re just under two weeks to the midterm election. You would think that Joe Biden — as the alleged “leader” of the Democratic Party would be going all-in for all… ...

Mitch McConnell’s Super Pac Pulls Funds From Close Senate Races Where the Candidates Are Critical of Him

On the eve of a neck-in-neck race for the New Hampshire Senate seat held by Democrat pro-abort Maggie Hassan, Mitch McConnell’s super PAC, the Senate Leadership Fund, has pulled all… ...

Women’s health specialist: “Make yourself number one!”

It’s easy for many women to keep pushing a mammogram to the bottom of their to-do list, but it only takes a few minutes once a year to potentially save their life. “I have had patients who frequently postpone their mammogram. I think it hints of the usual woman who cares for everyone else except
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Battery Tech Breakthrough Paves Way for Mass Adoption of Affordable/Fast Charging Electric Cars

A breakthrough in electric vehicle fast charging battery design from Penn State has enabled a 10-minute charge time for a typical EV battery. The record-breaking combination of a shorter charge time and more energy required for longer travel range came from heating the battery to a Goldilocks Zone which has proven difficult for engineers thus
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USDA Launches Loan Assistance Tool to Enhance Equity and Customer Service

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new online tool to help farmers and ranchers better navigate the farm loan application process. This uniform application process will help to ensure all farm loan applicants receive equal support and have a consistent customer experience with USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) regardless of their individual circumstances. ...

Do you know what makes a storm severe? ?

We’re no strangers to severe storms in San Antonio and South Central Texas. From giant hailstones, to damaging wind gusts, tornadoes, and flooding — we get it all. But do… ...

A City in China is Planning an Offshore Wind Farm So Big It Could Power All of Norway

The “Classic Tourist City” of Chaozhou is going to build an offshore wind farm so large that it could power all of Norway. Detailed in the city’s recent 5-year plan, the 43.3-gigawatt windfarm will grant significant amounts of green energy to the two-and-a-half million inhabitants. Located in Guangdong Province, and neighbor to the largest inhabited
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How we predict elections

POLITICO's politics editor Scott Bland breaks down what reporters covering the 2016 election learned and what to look out for going into the midterms. ...

Infuriating MSNBC Panel Calls Americans ‘Nazis’ – for Caring About Crushing Inflation

Democrats and their fellow travelers are getting truly desperate at this point, with all the polls and the momentum pointing to a GOP win of the House in the midterms-and… ...

Stacey Abrams’ Voting Rights Fight Exposed as Massive Grift

A new report published on Monday might end up being the dagger in the heart of Stacey Abrams’ bid to become Georgia’s next governor. Apparently, a voting rights organization founded… ...

An Eleventh-Hour, Hail-Mary Climate Remedy

It’s another day on the Gulf Coast, and locals are fighting yet another fossil fuel infrastructure project. Texas billionaire Kelcy Warren’s company, Energy Transfer, has proposed a pipeline dubbed “Blue… ...

Texas’ Constitution Could Be Key to Resecuring Abortion Rights

In February 2022, a dramatic leaked opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization followed the alarming signal from the U.S. Supreme Court that it would not review Texas’s “heartbeat… ...

Note Left by St. Louis Gunman Shows Mass Shooting at School ‘Could Have Been Much Worse’

RedState reported on Monday evening about a mass shooting that happened at a St. Louis high school, with a lone gunman killing two and injuring six others, before dying in… ...

A Constitutional Crisis Is Brewing in Pennsylvania Over Mail-In Ballots

With just two weeks left before the mid-terms, Pennsylvania has become ground zero, with perhaps the most hotly contested and important US senate race in the nation occurring. But while… ...

GOP Groups Put on Clinics After Purported ‘Racist’ Crime Ads Prompt Media Pearl-Clutching

With Democrat fears of a November red wave growing, and with crime ranking as a top issue for voters as they prepare to head to the polls, it was only… ...

Christmas Comes Early: Stacey Abrams Gets Her Own Action Figure

Sure, you’ve loved Stacey Abrams; but you haven’t been able to get her to do what you want. Well, now you can. For you and maybe many of your friends,… ...

Institute of Biosciences and Technology celebrates 30 years in the Texas Medical Center

The Texas A&M Health Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) celebrated 30 years of its presence in the Texas Medical Center at the Alkek Building this month. To honor this milestone, the institute hosted a daylong seminar highlighting its research and a celebratory lunch on Oct. 13. “We are very proud of the research and
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TribCast: Greg Abbott is a fundraising juggernaut, and is Lina Hidalgo in trouble?

On this week's podcast, James, Zach and Patrick discuss the governor's fundraising and a surprisingly competitive race for Hidalgo, the Harris County judge. ...

As Warner Bros Steps Away From Woke Messaging, It Can Expect Review Bombing From Legacy Media

While I haven’t seen “Black Adam” yet, the two things I could have easily predicted about it is that it was likely going to be your typical Warner Bros superhero… ...

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace Thinks It’d Be Awesome if ‘Friends and Allies Helped Us Monitor Our Elections’

As I’ve suggested in the past, I’d be flabbergasted if MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace is a card-carrying member of Mensa. Then again, it’s gotta be tough trudging through life with… ...

Mental Health Focus Is Bringing Suicides Down Sharply Among Air Force, Marines and Army

A significant drop in the rates of suicide among active military members that was observed over 2021 has continued into the first 6 months of 2022. Driven chiefly by sharp drops among the Marine Corps and Air Force, the declines come as a result of increased attention to the issue among high ranking officers and
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This Startup Uses Volcanic Rock Dust to Capture Carbon on Farms

An ag-tech startup is spreading basalt rock dust on farmers’ fields as both fertilizer and an ingenious way to not only capture carbon, but remove it from the global carbon cycle forever. At its maximum output, 3 tons of rock dust can capture 1 ton of CO2, a return on investment that if done at
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Biden Gets Lost on the WH Lawn, Then Makes Very Revealing Statement

I think once we get past the midterms, there’s likely to be a countdown to when the Democrats finally start being honest about Joe Biden to sweep him to the… ...

McCarthy Says He Won’t Impeach Biden, Administration Officials if GOP Regains House Majority

House Republicans have for months threatened to impeach Joe Biden and equally disastrous members of his administration for their intentional attempts to destroy America if — which is now pretty… ...

Mythbusted: Goldfish Have Great Memories and Are Even Used as a Model Species of Fish Cognition

Quick, what animal has a terrible memory? Goldfish of course, everybody knows that. Sticking to the nautical theme, this is actually as big a myth as the Lost City of Atlantis, and researchers have been proving for decades that goldfish not only have good memories, but are even among the smarter fish in the ocean.
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After killing two Methodist Hospital employees, gunman reportedly reloaded weapon and started to walk into hallway before being shot, police say

Nestor Hernandez, 30, has been charged with capital murder. On parole for aggravated robbery, he was wearing an ankle monitor during the Dallas hospital shooting. DALLAS — A suspect was… ...

Republican Governors Association Chair Ducey Slams Katie Hobbs as ‘Weakest Democrat Nominee in the Nation’

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, who is also the chair of the Republican Governors Association, expressed his thoughts on the battle to be his successor in a recent interview with… ...

Joe Biden ‘Talks in Circles’ While Trying to Claim He’s Curing Cancer, Lies to Suffering Americans

As a writer for a conservative news and commentary site, I remember the Trump administration as being chock full of content. There was always something to write about because someone… ...

Photo of the Pillars of Creation Shows the Lens Upgrade of Webb vs Hubble: A Heavenly View

The James Webb Space Telescope has been a heck of a software update. Just look at this iconic space feature, the Pillars of Creation. The left side image was made by the Hubble telescope, while the right-side image was taken with Webb’s near-infrared camera (NIRCam), revealing so much more celestial activity. Newly formed stars pop
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Governor Abbott Invites Texas Veterans To Statewide Hiring Fair

Governor Greg Abbott today invited Texas veterans, service members, and their spouses to participate in the 2022 Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring fair November 1 through November 18, with in-person and virtual events across the state.Governor Greg Abbott today invited Texas veterans, service members, and their spouses to participate in the 2022 Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring fair November 1 through November 18, with in-person and virtual events across the state.

"On behalf of the people of Texas, I thank all of our military veterans who have served this great nation," said Governor Abbott. "Smart employers know military veterans bring unmatched skills and experience to the workplace. They understand teamwork and accountability; their professionalism, perspective, and mission focus can create a competitive advantage for any business. Military spouses also often have advanced degrees and share a similar service mindset. I encourage Texas veterans and military families to attend a Hiring Red, White & You! event in communities across the state. Let us now serve you in seeking your next rewarding career, and together we will continue creating greater opportunity for all."

Hosted by the Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with the Office of the Governor, local workforce development boards throughout the state, the Texas Medical Center, and the Texas Veterans Commission, the Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring fair connects military veterans, transitioning service members, and spouses with Texas employers seeking their exceptional skills and experience.

Texas is home to more than 1.7 million veterans and serving military members, including active duty, reserve, and National Guard, plus their family members.

Employers who hire veterans may be eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, which allows employers to receive up to $9,600 on federal business income or payroll tax benefits when they hire from certain qualified groups of veterans.

The Hiring Red, White & You! statewide veterans hiring fair is free to attend and open to military veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses. Job seekers can find more details on dates and locations at https://www.twc.texas.gov/hiring-red-white-you. ...

Fake Indians, Phony Women, and Elizabeth Warren

America’s best-known fake Indian is Elizabeth Warren. She claimed for years that she was descended from the Cherokee tribe. She was lauded as an Indian by Harvard, and likely hired… ...

DOJ Prepares a Possible October Surprise Just Prior to the Mid-Terms

You knew it was coming, mostly because anyone with a brain could have predicted it. The DOJ has announced a “major” press conference on Monday afternoon to announce “malign influence… ...

DOJ Surprise: Merrick Garland Reveals Two Chinese Spies in Attempted Bribery Scheme

Well, when I’m wrong, I’m wrong, and I said I’d be back to correct the record. While initial reports suggested the DOJ was going to reveal an influence scheme by… ...

The Unprecedented Decline in U.S. Child Poverty—Down 59% in 26 Years

The past quarter century witnessed an unprecedented decline in child poverty rates in the United States. Today roughly 1 in 10 children live in families whose economic resources are considered below the poverty line, a 59% drop over the last 26 years. In 1993, the beginning year of this decline, the numbers were more than
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Startup is Recycling Solar Panels Turning Waste into Valuable Material

An American firm called Solar Cycle is transforming broken solar panels from landfill waste to valuable raw materials—perfect for making more solar panels. Copper, aluminum, silver, and silicon are all recovered from panels at the end of their lifecycle, with the company’s new recycling method reducing them to just 2% of their material weight. A
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Corte en Rusia rechaza apelación de la basquetbolista Brittney Griner

El tiempo que Griner tendrá que purgar en prisión será recalculado para tener en cuenta su detención previa al juicio. MOSCOW, Russia — Un tribunal en Rusia ratificó el martes… ...

Biden State Department Rubs Your Nose in Its Funding of Drag Shows With Your Money

As RedState previously reported, the US State Department gave tens of thousands of dollars to a facility in Ecuador to facilitate “drag shows.” That news was delivered amidst an onslaught… ...

Moore to the Point – The Desperation…Tastes Like Chicken

Note: This “Moore to the Point” commentary aired on NewsTalkSTL on Monday, October 24th. Audio included below. I’m not sure who will be more disappointed when the eventual day comes… ...

‘Astonishing Evidence’: Lawsuit Reveals Vast ‘Censorship Enterprise’ Between Biden Administration and Big Tech

We’ve seen the reports and the evidence. For some of us, closer to home than we’d like. As I reported in mid-October, Joe Biden and Barack Obama accomplished what even… ...

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott Donates $15m to Provide Glasses to Farmers With Blurry Vision in Developing Nations

Jeff Bezos’ former wife MacKenzie Scott has donated $15 million to provide hundreds of thousands of people with eyeglasses. It’s believed to be the largest private donation towards assisting uncorrected blurry vision, and will help mainly low-income tea, coffee, cocoa and artisan workers in India, Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda. While it might not be
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Who is Nestor Hernandez, the man charged with capital murder in the fatal shootings of two Methodist Hospital employees?

In 2015, Hernandez was given eight years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery. The 30-year-old was released on parole in October 2021. DALLAS — Shortly after 11 a.m.… ...

Dallas Methodist Hospital to add more security after deadly shooting

Two hospital employees were fatally shot near the labor and delivery area on the fourth floor of the Dallas hospital. DALLAS — Officials with Dallas Methodist Hospital said they will… ...

First Wild Bison in 6,000 Years Born in UK After Several Were Resettled But No One Knew One was Pregnant

The first wild bison to be born in the UK in almost 6,000 years has been announced just months after a small herd was brought to Kent in England. The Wilder Blean project near Canterbury only released the bison into the wild in July—and organizers got the surprise of a lifetime, because one of the
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Top US Researchers Must go “Woke”

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is requiring all scientists and researchers to include diversity plans based on Critical Race Theory in their projects for federal funding. Their plans must detail how research will help “individuals from groups and communities historically minoritized in STEM fields and careers”. If the project doesn’t help those groups
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Watch Stepdad Finally Launch His Floating Suit Made of 1,100 Corks, After 3 Years of Secret Work

A man who spent three years building a floating suit made from 1,150 corks has finally debuted his creation. Kerry Haulotte crafted the one-of-a-kind suit in total secrecy until it was ready for its maiden voyage where “it performed flawlessly.” The 64-year-old said the suit was meant to be a silly gag for the family
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Boris Johnson out of race to be next UK prime minister

Johnson, who was ousted in July amid ethics scandals, was widely expected to run to replace Liz Truss, who quit last week. LONDON, UK — Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson… ...

Trump rally brings people from across country to Texas

People from across the country visited took part in Donald Trump's "Save America" rally. ...

California Baker Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Wins Huge Court Victory

A California court has ruled in favor of free speech in the case of a Christian bakery owner who refused to create a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. Cathy… ...